Mister

Definition - What does Mister mean?

A mister is a key component in drip irrigation systems. Water, forced through the irrigation system, is diffused by the mister, and distributes tiny water droplets across plants and soil. Misters allow a gardener or farmer to distribute a low volume of water over a much wider area than traditional irrigation.

A mister can also be referred to as a fogger.

MaximumYield explains Mister

Drip irrigation is one of the most efficient methods of providing water to gardens, landscapes, and crops. Unlike traditional irrigation systems, drip irrigation systems are nearly 100% efficient at delivering water to plants. Large areas can be watered all at once, and the water distribution can be tailored to deliver a precise amount of water needed by an individual plants. Drip irrigation systems are so precise because misters deliver water directly to plant root zones.

Misters are available in many different sizes and shapes. Additionally, misters can be chosen based on the size of water droplets a gardener or farmer wishes to use. Although drip irrigation systems are exceedingly effective at delivering water, consumers should be aware that the system parts, misters in particular, require regular maintenance. Misters can become clogged with debris, preventing water from being distributed effectively. However, regular inspection and cleaning of mister screens can prevent clogging.

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